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A competitor in the Paralympic Games.
- ‘But Britain's most successful Paralympian, Dame Tanni Grey Thompson, has admitted she is unlikely to add to her 11 gold medals in Beijing.’
- ‘Bradford's sole Paralympian, Pete Finbow, is confident Great Britain will be in the mix for men's wheelchair basketball medals.’
- ‘The Japanese Paralympian did just that and crashed over.’
- ‘Transforming from a self-proclaimed loner to a spokesperson for opportunities for people with disabilities, Holmes went from an all-star high school and college athlete to a promising Paralympian.’
- ‘In third place was Tanni Grey-Thompson, who became Britain's greatest Paralympian when her two victories in Athens took her gold total to 11.’
- ‘Britain's most successful Paralympian, Tanni Grey-Thompson, will not be there, though.’
- ‘Antonio Rebollo was a vision-impaired Paralympian, so yes, there is that possibility.’
- ‘Next summer she aims to become Wales' youngest ever Paralympian.’
- ‘Given that the precedent has been set only two Olympics prior, using a Paralympian, again it's all been done before.’
- ‘He's a Paralympian, and he might not have even been speaking on sport, or she might not have even been speaking on sport.’
- ‘The former Paralympian completed the course in 2:18h and was delighted after his race.’
- ‘Matthews, 41, who was born with Retinitis Pigmentosa (a degenerative disease of the retina), is a top Paralympian from Great Britain.’
- ‘As a Paralympian, the disabled athletes are forever reaching out with a helping hand.’
- ‘Daniela di Toro is another Australian Paralympian.’
- ‘Eventually, a coach watched her run the 1,500 meters, and told her she had the potential to do the unthinkable for a Paralympian: get to the Games.’
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